Amber Martin lives in Prescott Valley and is employed as a Dependency Program Coordinator III with Yavapai County Juvenile Justice Court. Amber currently oversees volunteers in the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program and manages the program’s marketing and outreach. Amber first learned of FIC through her job’s interactions with the Parent Support Now program and sees great value in the peer support offered to parents. She is a former foster mother and has adopted children both internationally and through the foster care system. She has firsthand experience as a parent in special education, delinquency and dependency court and behavioral health services. She earned her Bachelor’s of Social Work from Northern Arizona University and her Master’s of Social Work from Our Lady of the Lake University. She recently completed the National Adoption Competency Mental Health Training for Mental Health Professionals with the Center for Adoption and Support Education and is a strong advocate for adopted children and their families.